• 55-year-old Chuck Giles was murdered in his driveway on Friday night during a robbery
  • Giles roommate Connie Frischenmeyer-Schrader said he was found in the driveway and had been robbed
  • Wichita police are asking the community for any information on the individual[s] responsible for Giles’ murder

In Wichita, Kansas, the community is mourning the loss of Neighbors Bar and Grill owner Chuck Giles, 55. Police say Giles was murdered during a robbery in his driveway late Friday night.

Officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of West Columbine near 25th and North Amidon after 10:00 pm. When police arrived they found Giles laying in the driveway. Giles’ roommate and co-owner of Neighbors, Connie Frischenmeyer-Schrader confirmed the news in a post to her personal Facebook on Saturday. In the post, Frischenmeyer-Schrader asked for anybody with any information on the shooting to call the police.

The Wichita Eagle reported that Frischenmeyer-Schrader was laying in her bed during the attack. She heard what she believed to be tapping on the window. Frischenmeyer-Schrader initially believed the noise was Giles tapping at the window to come inside. She later learned the tapping was gunshots.

Currently, there is no information about Giles’ murderer[s]. It was reported he went to work at Neighbors at 6:00 am. Giles returned home from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm for a break before going back to work the dinner rush until 9:00 pm. Once off work, Giles stopped at a Dillons grocery store before going to his home. It is still unclear what exactly happened after Giles arrived at his house. The driver’s side of the windshield was shot out, but Giles was on the ground. Frischenmeyer-Schrader said she was not sure how Giles was outside of the vehicle on the driveway, but he had been robbed.

The man would have given the shirt off his back if they’d asked for it. They didn’t have to do what they did.

Connie Frischenmeyer-Schrader Via The Wichita Eagle

Neighbors was closed on Saturday. It is not clear when they will reopen.

Anybody with any information on the the murder is asked to contact the Wichita Police Department homicide investigators at 316-268-4181. If you prefer, you can also remain anonymous by calling CrimeStoppers at 316-267-2111.


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